Skip to main content
A '''clan''' is a group of people united by actual or perceived kinship and Ancestry|descent. Even if lineage details are unknown, clan members may be organized around a founding member or apical ancestor. The kinship-based bonds may be symbolic, whereby the clan shares a "stipulated" common ancestor that is a symbol of the clan's unity. When this "ancestor" is non-human, it is referred to as a totem, which is frequently an animal. The word clan is derived from the Gaelic ''clann'' meaning ''children or progeny'' but not ''family'' in the Irish language|Irish and the Scottish Gaelic languages. According to the ''Oxford English Dictionary'', the word was introduced into English language|English in around 1425, as a label for the nature of the society of the Scottish Highlands...
share Share
favorite Favorite

265
RESULTS

Media Type
2
collections
130
images
80
texts
41
audio
9
movies
2
software
More right-solid
Topics & Subjects
28
genealogy
22
Gregor family
12
California, Kern - Newspapers
12
California, Kern - Obituaries
12
California, Kern - Vital records
12
California, Kern, Lake Isabella - Obituaries
More right-solid
Collection
58
American Libraries
32
Allen County Public Library
19
Community Audio
13
European Libraries
13
Family History Library
13
Genealogy
More right-solid
Creator
47
wu‐tang clan
28
clan of xymox
26
american clan gregor society
12
clan diggers genealogical society (lake isabella, california); kern valley sun (lake isabella, california)
8
digital diamond clan
8
m-clan
More right-solid
Language
181
English
15
Spanish
9
French
2
Italian
1
German
1
Multiple
More right-solid
SHOW DETAILS
up-solid down-solid